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UNOA and lowercase characters in EDI message RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi!

     

    We receive an EDI message that starts with:

     

    Code Snippet
    UNB+UNOA:2+5412399000000+5413237000005+080603:1410+DGDC0000000596'UNH+DGDC0000000596+INSDES:D:96A:EN:EAN001'BGM+80E::9+21447630102+9'DTM+200:200806041218:203'FTX+DSI+1'FTX+DEL+1'FTX+OSI+1+002::91'RFF+ON:4501364117/51 /2'NAD+SU+5412399000000   9'NAD+DP+001346::91+WMI PURCHASING EX GWD+++NEWBRIDGE+++IE'NAD+CA+V00108::91+Walsh Western B.V.++P.O.   ...continues...

     

     

     

    It is defined as UNOA (in blue), so not allowing lowercase characters. However, the red part (Walsh) is also lowercase, and so BizTalk complains about it (invalid characters).

     

    Is there a way to ignore the case, or how could I handle this situation the best so that the message can be parsed successfully?

     

    Thanks!

    Wednesday, June 4, 2008 2:33 PM

Answers

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    Hi,

    Currently there isnt a way to igore the UNB1 value of the incoming message, but it is under consideration for a future release.

     

    As a work around you could add a pipeline component before the EDI disassembler that will change the UNB1 value to something less restrictive such as UNOB or UNOC.

     

    Another option would be to ask your partner to send messages with a correct UNB1 value.

     

    HTH,

    Ankit

    Wednesday, June 4, 2008 6:54 PM

All replies

  •  

    Hi,

    Currently there isnt a way to igore the UNB1 value of the incoming message, but it is under consideration for a future release.

     

    As a work around you could add a pipeline component before the EDI disassembler that will change the UNB1 value to something less restrictive such as UNOB or UNOC.

     

    Another option would be to ask your partner to send messages with a correct UNB1 value.

     

    HTH,

    Ankit

    Wednesday, June 4, 2008 6:54 PM
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    Thanks, that's what I needed to know Smile Do you happen to have an example on how to make and use such pipeline?
    Wednesday, June 4, 2008 7:01 PM